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US National Whistleblower Day — The Psychology of Whistleblowers : How The Accused And Their Accusers Face Off

“Whistleblowers are unlikely to look to others or to aspects of the situation for cues to appropriate behavior. Instead, their behavior is consistent across situations because they rely on their own attitudes and beliefs, which include a strong endorsement of … Continue reading

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CIA Whistleblowers — “I, John Reidy, Declare…”

“I cannot talk about the 2007 incident. It is classified. I risk incarceration. I have a family.” “If you are contemplating whistleblowing … you’re going to sit there and say, ‘If I go through that system, it will not end … Continue reading

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One Year Ago — Former CIA John Kiriakou: “Doing Time Like A Spy”

“Even if torture works, it cannot be tolerated — not in one case or a thousand or a million. If their efficacy becomes the measure of abhorrent acts, all sorts of unspeakable crimes somehow become acceptable. I may have found … Continue reading

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Steven Spielberg to Direct ‘Pentagon Papers’ Film — UPDATE : Film Review

“For an American to be patriotic is to be loyal to the principles of our Constitution, and the First Amendment. The truth is that the policies of the government is sometimes in conflict with that. In our country, patriotism should … Continue reading

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Jeffrey Sterling — Mark Zaid Responds to Allegations He betrayed His Client

“Because he just formed a new whistleblower group with John Napier Tye, there as been renewed interest in allegations an FBI Agent made during the Jeffrey Sterling case about attorney Mark Zaid. But there was actually a second detail regarding … Continue reading

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JULY 30 — US National Whistleblower Appreciation Day

“Recognizing our Founding Fathers’ strong support for whistleblower is an essential first step in changing the workplace culture that holds whistleblowers in disdain and subjects them to illegal retaliation.” Stephen M. Kohn — Executive Director of the National Whistleblower Center “It’s … Continue reading

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Appeals court affirms most convictions of ex-CIA officer Jeffrey Sterling

“We’re both just shocked. It was like hearing the verdict read all over again, for me. I really don’t understand it. There was absolutely no proof.” Holly Sterling On Thursday (June 22 2017), a three-judge panel with the U.S. Court of … Continue reading

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Former CIA John Kiriakou: “Doing Time Like A Spy”

“Even if torture works, it cannot be tolerated — not in one case or a thousand or a million. If their efficacy becomes the measure of abhorrent acts, all sorts of unspeakable crimes somehow become acceptable. I may have found … Continue reading

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Former CIA Boss Michael Hayden: ‘Millennials don’t understand loyalty and secrecy’

“CNN’s having Hayden preach on Loyalty!  Tune in next week for Bill Clinton on chastity!  Hayden’s successor at NSA, Keith Alexander, went out and bought a pair of broad-cut jeans in a comic attempt to identify with millennials – but, alas, to … Continue reading

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Steven Spielberg to direct ‘Pentagon Papers’ film

“For an American to be patriotic is to be loyal to the principles of our Constitution, and the First Amendment. The truth is that the policies of the government is sometimes in conflict with that. In our country, patriotism should … Continue reading

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